The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 33 33 21
Rank change year-on-year
0 -12
Permanent jobs citing Linux 60 69 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 5.77% 5.51% 8.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.40% 25.75% 30.36%
Number of salaries quoted 38 35 72
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,550 £24,100 £34,100
10% offered a salary of more than £67,250 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
Linux
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Operating Systems Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
219 268 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 21.06% 21.39% 26.65%
Number of salaries quoted 177 186 248
Median salary £47,500 £36,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.13% -8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £52,500 £52,250
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of job ads across the Essex region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Linux
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Essex region.

Linux Salary Trend in Essex

Linux
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Essex

Linux
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester +13 25 £50,000 +37.93%
Brentwood +3 13 - -
Basildon - 6 £47,500 - 2
Chelmsford -3 4 £25,000 -41.17% 1
Southend-on-Sea -9 3 £76,500 -
Saffron Walden -1 2 £42,500 +13.33%
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for Linux.

1 88 (53.01%) Windows
2 56 (33.73%) Windows Server
3 50 (30.12%) SQL Server
4 48 (28.92%) VMware
5 41 (24.70%) Oracle
6 40 (24.10%) Red Hat
7 38 (22.89%) Java
7 38 (22.89%) JBoss
8 35 (21.08%) VMware Infrastructure
8 35 (21.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 33 (19.88%) NAS
9 33 (19.88%) Unix
9 33 (19.88%) Active Directory
10 32 (19.28%) Microsoft
11 31 (18.67%) SAN
12 30 (18.07%) Finance
13 29 (17.47%) ITIL
14 28 (16.87%) SQL
15 27 (16.27%) Hyper-V
16 26 (15.66%) Relational Database
16 26 (15.66%) Analytical Skills
16 26 (15.66%) MS Excel
16 26 (15.66%) NetApp
17 25 (15.06%) Apache
17 25 (15.06%) Amazon AWS
18 24 (14.46%) Virtual Machines
19 23 (13.86%) DevOps
19 23 (13.86%) MySQL
20 22 (13.25%) Cisco
20 22 (13.25%) Python

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 38 (22.89%) JBoss
2 25 (15.06%) Apache
3 19 (11.45%) MS Exchange
4 18 (10.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 18 (10.84%) Exchange Server 2003
4 18 (10.84%) Exchange Server 2007
4 18 (10.84%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (10.84%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (9.04%) IIS
6 11 (6.63%) GlassFish
7 6 (3.61%) Tomcat
8 5 (3.01%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.81%) WebSphere
10 2 (1.20%) Confluence
10 2 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (1.20%) Joomla!
10 2 (1.20%) OpenStack
Applications
1 26 (15.66%) MS Excel
2 18 (10.84%) MS Office
3 3 (1.81%) MS Project
3 3 (1.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.81%) AWD
2 2 (1.20%) Magento
2 2 (1.20%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 25 (15.06%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (8.43%) Office 365
3 5 (3.01%) IBM Cloud
3 5 (3.01%) IBM SmartCloud
4 3 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.81%) IaaS
4 3 (1.81%) PaaS
5 2 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (19.88%) NAS
2 31 (18.67%) SAN
3 21 (12.65%) DNS
4 20 (12.05%) TCP/IP
5 19 (11.45%) Firewall
6 18 (10.84%) DHCP
6 18 (10.84%) DMZ
6 18 (10.84%) IMAP
6 18 (10.84%) SMTP
6 18 (10.84%) VLAN
6 18 (10.84%) VPN
6 18 (10.84%) Wireless
7 13 (7.83%) LAN
8 12 (7.23%) WAN
9 9 (5.42%) Network Security
10 8 (4.82%) Wireshark
11 6 (3.61%) SSL
12 3 (1.81%) Internet
12 3 (1.81%) VoIP
13 2 (1.20%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (30.12%) SQL Server
2 26 (15.66%) Relational Database
3 23 (13.86%) MySQL
4 19 (11.45%) RDBMS
5 10 (6.02%) Oracle Database
6 8 (4.82%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (3.01%) Big Data
8 3 (1.81%) Firebird
9 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.60%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.60%) DB2
10 1 (0.60%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.60%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.60%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (9.04%) Git (software)
2 14 (8.43%) Subversion
3 12 (7.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 7 (4.22%) Eclipse
5 6 (3.61%) Gerrit
5 6 (3.61%) Gradle
5 6 (3.61%) HP UFT
5 6 (3.61%) Jenkins
5 6 (3.61%) JIRA
5 6 (3.61%) JUnit
6 3 (1.81%) Vagrant
7 2 (1.20%) VisualVM
8 1 (0.60%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.60%) NetBeans
General
1 30 (18.07%) Finance
2 11 (6.63%) Publishing
3 10 (6.02%) Electronics
4 7 (4.22%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.61%) Automotive
6 5 (3.01%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.20%) Marketing
7 2 (1.20%) Military
8 1 (0.60%) Banking
8 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 28 (16.87%) Linux Engineer
2 23 (13.86%) Developer
3 20 (12.05%) Support Engineer
4 19 (11.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 19 (11.45%) Systems Engineer
5 15 (9.04%) IT Engineer
5 15 (9.04%) Senior Support Engineer
6 14 (8.43%) IT Support
6 14 (8.43%) IT Support Engineer
6 14 (8.43%) VMware Engineer
7 13 (7.83%) Analyst
8 11 (6.63%) Senior IT Engineer
8 11 (6.63%) Senior IT Support
9 10 (6.02%) DevOps Engineer
9 10 (6.02%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 10 (6.02%) Operations Analyst
9 10 (6.02%) Storage Engineer
9 10 (6.02%) Systems Support
9 10 (6.02%) Systems Support Engineer
10 9 (5.42%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (12.05%) .NET
2 19 (11.45%) Web Services
3 18 (10.84%) MAPI
4 16 (9.64%) XML
5 15 (9.04%) AngularJS
5 15 (9.04%) Middleware
6 14 (8.43%) HTML
7 13 (7.83%) JSON
8 11 (6.63%) SOAP
9 9 (5.42%) COM+
10 8 (4.82%) HTML5
10 8 (4.82%) Spring
11 7 (4.22%) Hibernate
11 7 (4.22%) J2EE
11 7 (4.22%) Laravel
11 7 (4.22%) WSDL
11 7 (4.22%) XSD
12 6 (3.61%) Ajax
12 6 (3.61%) CSS
12 6 (3.61%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.66%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (10.84%) Blackberry
2 18 (10.84%) iPhone
2 18 (10.84%) PDA
3 17 (10.24%) Data Centre
4 15 (9.04%) Replication
5 6 (3.61%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.61%) CUDA
5 6 (3.61%) DataPower
5 6 (3.61%) iSeries
6 5 (3.01%) Device Driver
7 4 (2.41%) Clustering
7 4 (2.41%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.81%) CMDB
9 2 (1.20%) Wiki
10 1 (0.60%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.60%) FMCG
10 1 (0.60%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.60%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 88 (53.01%) Windows
2 56 (33.73%) Windows Server
3 35 (21.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 33 (19.88%) Unix
5 20 (12.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (12.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (11.45%) Android
7 18 (10.84%) Windows 10
7 18 (10.84%) Windows 7
7 18 (10.84%) Windows 8
7 18 (10.84%) Windows Vista
7 18 (10.84%) Windows XP
8 17 (10.24%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (3.61%) VxWorks
10 5 (3.01%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.20%) CentOS
11 2 (1.20%) SUSE
11 2 (1.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.60%) CatOS
12 1 (0.60%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (17.47%) ITIL
2 23 (13.86%) DevOps
3 20 (12.05%) Enterprise Architecture
4 16 (9.64%) Software Engineering
5 15 (9.04%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (9.04%) Mentoring
6 14 (8.43%) Service Delivery
7 12 (7.23%) SDLC
8 11 (6.63%) BCP
8 11 (6.63%) MVC
8 11 (6.63%) Project Management
8 11 (6.63%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (6.02%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (6.02%) Translating Business Requirements
10 9 (5.42%) Logistics
10 9 (5.42%) Software Delivery
11 8 (4.82%) Risk Management
11 8 (4.82%) TOGAF
11 8 (4.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 8 (4.82%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 38 (22.89%) Java
2 28 (16.87%) SQL
3 22 (13.25%) Python
4 21 (12.65%) Perl
5 20 (12.05%) PHP
6 16 (9.64%) C
7 14 (8.43%) JavaScript
7 14 (8.43%) Shell Script
8 12 (7.23%) PL/SQL
9 10 (6.02%) C#
9 10 (6.02%) C++
10 8 (4.82%) Embedded C
11 6 (3.61%) VB.NET
11 6 (3.61%) VC++
12 3 (1.81%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.81%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.20%) Korn
13 2 (1.20%) Ruby
14 1 (0.60%) COBOL
14 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (12.05%) Degree
2 8 (4.82%) CCNA
2 8 (4.82%) CCNP
2 8 (4.82%) CEH
2 8 (4.82%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (4.82%) CISM
2 8 (4.82%) CISSP
2 8 (4.82%) CompTIA Security+
2 8 (4.82%) MCSE
2 8 (4.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (4.82%) SANS
2 8 (4.82%) Security+ Certification
3 2 (1.20%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (4.82%) ISO27002
3 1 (0.60%) MISRA
3 1 (0.60%) MISRA C
3 1 (0.60%) QA
3 1 (0.60%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (21.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (19.88%) Active Directory
3 27 (16.27%) Hyper-V
4 24 (14.46%) Virtual Machines
5 15 (9.04%) NFS
5 15 (9.04%) vSphere
6 5 (3.01%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (2.41%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (1.81%) Firmware
9 2 (1.20%) vCloud
10 1 (0.60%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 18 (10.84%) Backup Exec
2 11 (6.63%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (4.82%) Nessus
3 8 (4.82%) QRadar
3 8 (4.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 6 (3.61%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (3.01%) Ansible
5 5 (3.01%) IBM Cloud Orchestrator
5 5 (3.01%) Puppet
6 4 (2.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (1.81%) Graphite
7 3 (1.81%) Salt
7 3 (1.81%) SCOM
8 2 (1.20%) Kibana
8 2 (1.20%) logstash
8 2 (1.20%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.20%) Opsview
9 1 (0.60%) Nagios
Vendors
1 48 (28.92%) VMware
2 41 (24.70%) Oracle
3 40 (24.10%) Red Hat
4 32 (19.28%) Microsoft
5 26 (15.66%) NetApp
6 22 (13.25%) Cisco
7 18 (10.84%) Apple
7 18 (10.84%) Draytek
7 18 (10.84%) IBM
8 15 (9.04%) Veeam
9 12 (7.23%) MKS
10 11 (6.63%) HP
11 10 (6.02%) Splunk
11 10 (6.02%) Symantec
12 8 (4.82%) ArcSight
12 8 (4.82%) SolarWinds
13 6 (3.61%) Intel
14 4 (2.41%) New Relic
15 3 (1.81%) Avaya
15 3 (1.81%) ServiceNow
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Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 16 hours ago
Harlow, Essex
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Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package.
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
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Salary: 20,000 - 25,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Basildon
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
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TDA Group
Salary: £50 per annum + shares+benefits
Posted: 18 days ago